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  • UCF prof tests treatment for citrus greening

    UCF prof tests treatment for citrus greening
    University of Central Florida professor Swadeshmukul Santra was at a conference on citrus greening when an idea came to him that could save the state's ailing citrus industry. That light-bulb moment helped Santra, who works in UCF's NanoScience...
  • Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree

    Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree
    MELBOURNE— Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against...
  • FrogWatch USA chapters seek new members for amphibian monitoring

     FrogWatch USA chapters seek new members for amphibian monitoring
    If you like frogs and other amphibians, FrogWatch USA and two local chapters are looking for you to assist in identifying local species. "It is a nationwide frog and toad monitoring survey that trains members of the community to identify local frog...
  • Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper

    Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against arguably the worst...
  • Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • Lake Michigan fishermen's favorite, yellow perch, is in decline

    Lake Michigan fishermen's favorite, yellow perch, is in decline
    As the fisheries managers at the departments of natural resources for those states bordering Lake Michigan research the state of its yellow perch population, new data has been compiled and it's jaw-dropping serious. The findings exonerate those of us...
  • Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

    The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast. Scientists say 21 yellowtail jacks and one...
  • Scientists: 3 wolves remain at Isle Royale National Park

    The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park, which scientists have studied closely for more than half a century along with the moose on which they feed, are on the verge of disappearing as the most recent census showed that only three remain,...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

    Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans
    The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other. What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent...
  • Q&A on the Gulf, resilient but scarred 5 years after spill

    Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them: WHAT DO SCIENTISTS SAY? To assess the health of the Gulf of Mexico, The Associated...